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Jackie "Moms" Mabley talks about her life and career as a comedian ; part 1

BROADCAST: Jun. 13, 1961 | DURATION: 00:30:21

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Synopsis

The interview begins with an excerpt from a Moms Mabley performance at the Apollo Theater, talking about a visit to Washington DC and her experience on the White House Lawn. Jackie "Moms" Mabley talks about her life and career as a comedian. She speaks fondly of her hometown and of her childhood and family. Part 1 ends with an excerpt from a performance at The Uptown Theater in Pennsylvania. She is talking about visiting Georgia and having to vote there. ; part 1